Center for State Tax Policy

The Tax Foundation’s Center for State Tax Policy produces and markets timely and high-quality data, research, and analysis on state fiscal issues that influence the debate toward economically principled tax policies. Our experts are routinely relied upon for presentations, testimony, and media appearances on state tax and fiscal policy, and our website is a comprehensive resource for information on tax and spending policy in each U.S. state. For information on your state, click on the map to the right.

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Prepared Testimony for the Connecticut Joint Committee on Finance, Revenue, and Bonding

April 10, 2019

Oregon Shouldn’t Adopt a Margin Tax in Its Search for Revenue

April 8, 2019

Indiana Chips Away at Tangible Personal Property Taxes

April 5, 2019

How Much Does Your State Collect in Excise Taxes Per Capita?

April 3, 2019

Hawaii Could GET More Than It Bargained for with Sales Tax Increase

April 3, 2019

Texas Explores Remote Sales Tax Simplification Option

April 2, 2019

The Tax Code Dance (To be sung to the tune of “Locomotion”)

April 1, 2019

Florida Should Reevaluate a Proposal to Extend Rental Car Excise Taxes onto Peer-to-Peer Car Shares

April 1, 2019

On Gas Taxes, Kentucky Kicks the Can Down the Road

March 29, 2019

D.C. Property Tax Proposals Should Be Mindful of Base Erosion, Target Simplicity, and Transparency

March 28, 2019

Reforming Rental Car Excise Taxes

March 26, 2019

Income Tax Credits Paired with Numerous Tax Increases in Wisconsin Gov. Evers’ Budget

March 21, 2019

State Individual Income Tax Rates and Brackets for 2019

March 20, 2019

Easing the Kentucky Combined Reporting Transition

March 19, 2019

Facts and Figures 2019: How Does Your State Compare?

March 19, 2019

Maine’s Water Extraction Tax Proposal Is Poor Tax Policy

March 18, 2019

Corporate Tax Reform Comes to Arkansas

March 15, 2019

Utah Proposal to Modernize State Sales Should Avoid Layering Taxes on Business Inputs

March 13, 2019

Washington’s Vapor Tax Proposal Would Discourage Alternatives to Smoking

March 13, 2019

Oregon’s Proposed Gross Receipts Tax Is More Damaging Than Proposed Value-Added Tax

March 13, 2019